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Title An Historical and Descriptive Account of China; Its Ancient and Modern History, Language, Literature, Religion, Government, Industry, Manners, and Social State; Intercourse with Europe from the Earliest Ages; Missions and Embassies to the Imperial Court; British and Foreign Commerce; Directions to Navigators; State of Mathematics and Astronomy; Survey of Its Geography, Geology, Botany and Zoology. Volume 1
Reference 83 .M96
Library Boston Athenaeum
Date 1836
Publisher Oliver & Boyd, Simpkin; Marshall and Co.
Place of Publication Edinburgh and London
Author / Creator Murray, Hugh
Document Type Printed Book
Theme(s) Politics, War and Diplomacy; Regulation and Legislation; Trade and Commerce; The Natural World; Religion, Faith and Philosophy; Race Relations
Keywords history, government, industry, customs, society, embassy, mission, legation, court, emperor, navigation, ship, shipping, instructions, commerce, trade, education, culture, study, dynasty, geography, war, mandarin, religion, Great Wall, missionary, Tartar, voyage, cossacks
Countries China; Portugal; Netherlands; Thailand; Russia; UK; France
Places Beijing; Paris
Ports Macau, China; Guangzhou, China
People Lord Macartney
Additional Information Other contributing authors are John Crawford, Peter Gordon, Captain Thomas Lynn, William Wallace, and Gilbert Burnett.
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